What’s In Our Glass? This Sazerac.

THE DISH: Sazerac from Proof Bar + Lounge, $8 THE DISH ON THE DISH: Proof’s version of the New Orlean’s whiskey cocktail is equal parts simple and classic. And a perfect nightcap for a balmy summer’s evening—especially when sipped on the bar’s cozy patio. THE DISH ON HOW TO GET THE DISH: 2611 Kavanaugh Blvd…

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This Month, It’s All About Mom

WEEK 1 | 1-5 May 1: Celebrate underrepresented voices in film at the Bentonville Film Festival (through May 6, see page 17) May 3: Make a toast to Mom at One Eleven’s Trefethen Family Vineyards wine dinner May 4: Namaste together at the Fayetteville Yoga Festival (through May 6) May 5: Sample shiraz and then…

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On Presqu’ile Pinot, A California Wine With Arkansas Roots

Literally translated, the French word “presqu’île” means “almost an island,” but for the Murphy family of El Dorado, the word holds a deeper meaning. For years, the family had a compound on the Gulf Coast they affectionately nicknamed Presqu’ile (press-KEEL), and when the property was lost to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, they knew they’d lost something they’d never be able to get back

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First Taste: Yeyo’s Mexican Grill

LET’S FACE IT: Mexican food has been Americanized more than any other international cuisine, becoming, more often than not, a Tex-Mex mash-up of dishes that aren’t indigenous to Mexico. Which isn’t to say that what most Americans know as “Mexican” isn’t delicious, because it is. The problem is what gets lost in translation when the…

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One and the Sain

Descriptions of Johnny Sain vary wildly. Some in the Arkansas River Valley know him as a local writer specializing in the outdoors. Elsewhere, he’s better known as the baseball icon who pitched Babe Ruth’s last at-bat and Jackie Robinson’s first. Ask enough questions and you’ll realize they are, of course, different men. But for all their differences, they’re really just … one and the Sain.

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